1908 George Washington Hatchetites football team

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1908 George Washington Hatchetites football
Conference Independent
1908 record 8–1–1
Head coach Fred K. Nielsen (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 IAAUS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 0 1
Washington         6 0 1
Washington State         4 0 2
Notre Dame         8 1 0
George Washington         8 1 1
Dartmouth         6 1 1
Army         6 1 2
USC         3 1 1
Navy         9 2 1
Oregon         5 2 0
Florida         5 2 1
Pittsburgh         8 3 0
Utah         3 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         4 3 1
Penn State         5 5 0
North Carolina         3 3 3
Idaho         2 2 2
Montana         1 2 1
Villanova         3 6 0
Maryland         3 8 0

The 1908 George Washington Hatchetites football team represented George Washington University in the 1908 college football season. Led by second year coach Fred K. Nielsen, the team went 8–1–1 and were one of two teams given the mythical title of Southern champion.[1][2][3] The Colonials outscored opponents 297 to 28. Curley Byrd was a member of the team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 3 at Western Maryland W 18–0  
October 10 Eastern (Virginia) Washington, D. C. W 21–0  
October 17 at Baltimore Baltimore, MD W 33–0  
October 24 Camp Meyer Washington, D. C. W 36–0  
October 28 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD L 0–17  
October 31 Maryland-Baltimore Washington, D. C W 77–0  
November 7 Washington and Lee Washington, D. C. W 44–6  
November 14 at VPI Gibboney FieldBlacksburg, VA W 6–0  
November 21 at Maryland W 57–0  
November 26 Bucknell Washington, D. C. T 5–5  

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